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It Was Fun While It Lasted’ – Usain Bolt Gives Up On Professional Football Career

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World’s fastest man, Usain Bolt has revealed that he has given up on his bid to become a professional football player, saying “it was fun while it lasted.”

Speaking with ESPN over his bid to become a professional footballer, the Eight-time Olympic gold medalist said;

“I don’t want to say it wasn’t dealt with properly, but I think we went about it, not the way we should and you learn your lesson, you live and you learn. It was a good experience. I really enjoyed just being in a team and it was different from track and field and it was fun while it lasted

“I’m just doing many different things … the sports life is over, so I’m now moving into different businesses, I have a lot of things in the pipeline, so as I say, I’m just dabbling in everything and trying to be a business man now.”

This coming after the 32-year-old Jamaican who spent eight weeks at A-League club Central Coast Mariners from August last year, eventually turned down an offer of a professional contract in November.

Usain Bolt who still holds the 100-meter and 200-meter world records retired from his sprint career in 2017

 

 

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